13 Hospitalized After Consuming Forest Mushroom, 8 Referred To SKIMS

SRINAGAR: At least 13 persons have been hospitalized after consuming forest mushrooms at Banjar Basti Gutlibagh area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

Quoting official sources the news agency KNO reported that soon after villagers consume the forest variety of mushrooms, commonly known as ‘Jangal Hedar’, they complained of vomiting, diarrhoea and other reactions.

They said at least 13 people complained of the same problems following which they were admitted at Sub District Hospital (SDH) Ganderbal.

“Of them, eight persons have been referred to SKIMS Soura for further treatment,” sources said.

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